Attention Churches

To be published: all church notices and changes in church notices may be submitted no later than 10 a.m. Wednesday. Each notice will run as is until further notice is received from the church.

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Atlantic Gospel

Chapel, 104 East 13th Street

Sunday: Chapel hour on KJAN, 9 a.m.; breaking of bread, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School and Family Bible Study, 10:45 a.m.; Evening ministry, 7 p.m.

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Evangelical Free Church, 22nd and Chestnut

Senior Pastor Donald McLean and Pastor of Student Discipleship Ministries Stephen Baxley, 243-4738

Sunday: Sunday School and Adult Bible Fellowship, 9:15 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m., Wednesday: AWANA-open to all children, 6-7:30 p.m.

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Our Father’s House; Meeting at the Atlantic Nursing and Rehab

Rev. Cheryl Sjolin and Rev. Jeffrey Sjolin

Saturday: Meeting at 6:45 p.m.- Welcome to public, residents and staff — Enter to Worship; Exit to service!

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First Assembly of God, 1913 East 22nd Street

Lori House, office administrator pastor, Stephanie Richter, Children’s Leader, 712-243-5044, www.AtlanticAG.com, Assembly1@msn.com

Sunday: Small Groups, 9 a.m.; Worship and Kids Church, 10 a.m.; Children’s Church, 11 a.m.- nursery provided; Tuesday: Beacon for ladies at Sweet Joy Shoppe, 9:30 a.m.; Wednesday: Recharge Night, 6:30-7:30 p.m.: Current (Adults), Merge (Grades 6-12), Go Kids (K-Fifth), Noah’s Park (Ages 3,4,5); nursery provided; Wednesday: The Gathering for sixth through 12th grades, 4 p.m.;

Thursday: Celebrate Recovery at 6 p.m. (Call Garry Burch at 712-249-0631)

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First Baptist Church, 710 Walnut (American Baptist Church)

Pastor: Rev. Ray McCalla

Phone: 243-4651

Sunday: Adult Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m. — followed by potluck and annual meeting; Wednesday: Blumpy, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

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First United Methodist Church, Eighth and Poplar

Pastor Dean McPherson

Nursery available during worship services

Sunday: Choir Practice, 8 a.m.; Traditional Worship, 8:45 a.m.; Coffee with Christ, 10 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages. 10 a.m.; Adult Bible Study, 10 a.m.; Fellowship, 10 to 10:50 a.m.; Praise Worship, 11 a.m.; Wednesday: Heritage House Bible Study, 12:30 p.m.; Lion’s Den/Dynamite Disciples, 2 to 5 p.m.; Confirmation 2 to 3 p.m.; Grace Bells, 4:30 to 5 p.m.; Outreach Committee, 5 p.m.; Joy Ringers, 5:15 to 6 p.m.; BLUMPY Youth Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19: Choir Practice, 8 a.m.; Traditional Worship, 8:45 a.m.; Coffee with Christ, 10 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages. 10 a.m.; Adult Bible Study, 10 a.m.; Fellowship, 10 to 10:50 a.m.; Praise Worship, 11 a.m.

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First United

Presbyterian Church, 616 Chestnut

Pastor Rachelle McCalla 243-2195, www.atlanticpresbyterian.org

Sunday: Sunday School for all ages, 9 a.m.; Worship Service — Gaylord Schelling — guest speaker, 10 a.m.; Fellowship, 11 a.m.; Mission Committee, 11:05 a.m.; Midshipman, 11:15 a.m.; Tuesday: Men’s Breakfast Group at Family Table, 6:30 a.m.; Worship Service-Channel 18, 10 a.m.; Worship Committee, noon; Saturday, Jan. 18: Women’s Breakfast group at Family Table, 7:30 a.m.

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SS Peter and Paul Catholic, Sixth and Locust

Father Trevor Chicoine

Saturday: Mass, 4:30 p.m.; Sunday: Mass, 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday: Mass at SSPP, 7 a.m.; Wednesday: Mass at Allen Place, Care Initiatives and Heritage House, 9:30 a.m.; Friday: Mass at SSPP, 7 a.m.

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St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1011 E. 13th Street

Friday; Barb Andersen Memorial, 11 a.m.; Saturday: Worship/Communion, 5 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 12: Printed reports available; Worship/Communion, 9 a.m.; Basketball team meal, 6 p.m.; Tuesday: Joy Lunch, noon; Outreach/Benevolance Meeting, 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday: God Squad, 1:45 p.m.; Confirmation Class, 1:50 p.m.; BLUMPY Youth Group at Methodist, 6:30 p.m.; Thursday: IVRS Class (Rehna Lensch); WELCA Board Meeting, 2 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 18: Worship/Communion, 5 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19: Annual Meeting; Worship/Communion, 9 a.m.

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United Church of Christ, 1607 Hazel

Rev. Nancy Jensen, 243-4846

Nursery available during worship-unless it is a special holiday service; Worship services shown on Channel 18 Tuesdays and Sundays at 11 a.m.; Radio Broadcast on 96.5 KSOM Sunday at 8:30 a.m.

Thursday: Weight Watchers, 5:30 p.m.; Sunday: Worship, 9 a.m.- “The Jesus Story: Four Unique Authors” John 2:1-11, 4:46-54, 5:1-9, 6:1-14, 11:1-44 21:1-14; Pastor’s Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:30 a.m.; Monday: Pastor’s Bible Study, noon; Tuesday: CLEAN Meeting, 11:30 a.m.; Wednesday: Atlantic Food Pantry Meeting, 9 a.m.; Confirmation Class, 2 p.m.; Youth Group, 5:30 p.m.; The CREW Meeting, 6:30 p.m.; N.A. Meeting, 7 p.m.; Thursday: Weight Watchers, 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19: Worship, 9 a.m. — “The Jesus Story — Jewish Roots” — Exodus 20:1-17, page 118; Pastor’s Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:30 a.m.

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Zion Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, Ninth and Oak

Pastor McBees, 243-2927

Saturday: Worship With Holy Communion, 5:30 p.m.; Sunday: Choir Practice, 8:30 a.m.; Worship, 9:15 a.m.; KJAN Radio Broadcast, 10 a.m.; Reception of new members, 10:30 a.m.; Bible Study, 4 p.m.; Tuesday: Peace Circle to be announced to members; TV Broadcast of Church Service, 1 to 7 p.m.; Weekday Classes, 1:50 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 18: Evening Worship, 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19: Worship/HC, 9:15 a.m.; Congregational Meeting/Sunday School, 10:30 a.m.; Bible Study, 4 p.m.

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Atlantic Seventh Day Adventist Church, 63251 White Pole Road

Pastor Taariq Patel, 707-280-8757

Saturday: Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m.- adult and children’s divisions; Worship services, 11 a.m.

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Sunnyside Bible Chapel, 1301 Sunnyside Lane

Contact: Chris Bancroft 712-789-0976 or Chapel Phone at 243-2744

Sunday: Breaking of Bread, 9:30 a.m.; Family Sunday School and Teaching, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m.

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First Church of Christ, 1310 W. 7th St.

Pastor Anthony Smith — 712-243-2509

A nursery is available during Training For Life classes and Worship Services

Sunday: TFL classes for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service — “Stories of Grace: Chosen by Grace,” 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday: FCC Midweek, 6 p.m.

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New Life Church, 600 Pine St., Atlantic

Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Worship, 11 a.m.; Wednesday: Bible Study, 6:30 p.m.

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Grace Cornerstone

Fellowship, 906 Sunnyside Lane

Pastor Doug Howell Telephone: (712) 243-2199

Sunday: Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service at 10 a.m.; Monday: Celebrate Recovery, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday: Mid-week Bible Study, 7 p.m.; First Friday of every month-Christian Movie, 7 p.m.

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St. Mary’s

Catholic Church, 302 Chestnut Street, Anita

Father Trevor Chicoine

Sunday: Mass, 8:30 a.m., Thursday: Mass, 9 a.m.; Third Thursday Mass at Caring Acres, 9 a.m.

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Congregational-United Church of Christ, Anita, Iowa

Sharon Guffy-Lewis, pastor

Sunday: Worship, 11:15 a.m.; Wednesday: Wednesday Night Bible Study-Meal, 6 p.m. and Study, 7 p.m.; Wednesday Night Kids Klub — from September and April; first, second and third Wednesday 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

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Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Anita

Rev. Ted Weishaupt

Sunday: Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Holy Communion on the first and third; Sundays; Sunday School, 9:25 a.m.

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First Evangelical

Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, South of Wiota

Pastor Mike Bodkins

Sunday: Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Holy Communion on the first and third Sundays

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Anita United Methodist Church, 501 Main Street

Pastor Garry DeGeest

Sunday: Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday: CAM Kids meet every Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m.-All kids welcome!

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Wiota United

Methodist Church, 104 Center Street

Pastor Garry DeGeest

Sunday: Worship, 9 a.m.

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Rolling Hills Baptist Church, 506 Fourth Street, Anita

Pastor Mitch Holmes

Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 7 p.m.

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Brayton First Baptist, Brayton, Iowa 50042

Josh Farrell — Pastor, website: http://www.fbcbrayton.org/ 712-549-2303

Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Evening service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday: Wednesday Patch the Pirate Club (ages 4 through sixth grade), 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday Compass (youth seventh through 12th grade), 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday Oasis (adults), 7 p.m.

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Buck Creek United Methodist Church, 51929 Buck Creek Road, Atlantic

Sunday: Worship, 10 a.m.

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Cumberland

United Methodist

Pastor Casey Pelzer

Sunday: Worship services, 10 a.m.; Sunday School on first and third Sundays, 9:45 a.m.

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Elk Horn Lutheran, 4313 Main Street

Pastor Keith Menter

Sunday: Adult Sunday School, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 8:45 a.m.; Fellowship, 9 a.m.; Worship, 9:30 a.m.: WOW Meeting, 10:30 a.m.; ; Monday: Quilting, 1 p.m.; ; Wednesday: Awana, 3:30 p.m.; Confirmation, 4 p.m.; No Luther League; Thursday: Men’s Bible Study, 7 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19: Adult Sunday School, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 8:45 a.m.; Fellowship, 9 a.m.; Worship, 9:30 a.m. -Annual Meeting following worship

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Exira Christian Church

Pastor Glen Meyers, Phone: 268-5498

Sunday: Sunday School, 8:45 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Coffee time before worship on the first Sunday of the month; Wednesday: God Squad Youth (Grades 4 to 8), 3:30 p.m.

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Exira Lutheran Church

Steven Frock, pastor

Communion-first and third Sunday

Thursday: Lydia Circle, 2 p.m.; Friday: Ruth Circle at Care Center, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday: Service of the Word, 9 a.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Monday: Sewing, 1:30 p.m.; Worship and Music, 5 p.m.; Wednesday: Confirmation, 4 p.m.; Bells, 5:30 p.m.; Adult Choir, 6:15 p.m.; Thursday: Dart-Ball at Our Saviour’s Lutheran in Audubon, 7 p.m.; Saturday: Breakfast Fellowship at Feed Mill, 8 a.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19: Communion, 9 a.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Unity Supper at Exira Lutheran, 5 p.m.

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Brayton Evangelical

Lutheran Church

Steven Frock, pastor

Holy Communion is second Sunday of every month; coffee fellowship is every third

Thursday: Keenagers at Brayton, 11:30 a.m.; Sunday: Brayton Communion, 10:45 a.m.; Brayton Annual Meeting and Potluck, noon; Sunday, Jan. 19: Brayton Worship, 10:45 a.m.

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Lewis United

Congregational

Methodist Church, 401 First Street, Lewis, 51544

Pastor Jerry Neal

Sunday: Bible Study, 9:30 a.m.; Meet and Greet, 10:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11:15 a.m.

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Lewis Church of Christ

Dave Anderson, pastor

Sunday: Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship service, 10 a.m.

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Marne United

Methodist Church

Sunday: Worship service, 8:45 a.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m.

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Fellowship Church

Michael D. Kalstrup, pastor Oakland campus

Sunday: Fellowship Kids, 10:30 a.m.; J-Hi Service, 10:30 a.m.; Adult Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday: Fellowship Kids, 7 p.m.; Fellowship Youth, 7 p.m.; Midweek Service, 7 p.m.; West Campus-Looft Hall, 2700 College Road, Council Bluffs; Sunday: Fellowship Kids, 9:30 a.m.; Fellowship Youth, 9 a.m.; Adult Worship Service, 9 a.m.

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Calvary Baptist Church, Corner of Summit and Walnut Streets

Walnut 784-3703

Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; Prayer Meeting, 6:15 p.m.; evening service, 7 p.m.; Wednesday: Joy Club, 6:20 p.m.; Pro Teens, 7-12 grades, 7 p.m. (during school year only)

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St. Patrick Catholic Church, 503 Main Street, Massena

Rev. James Ahenkora

Sunday Mass, 10:30 a.m.; Weekday Mass: Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.; Holy Day Masses: 5:30 p.m.

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Bethany Lutheran Church, 2453 Crane Avenue (one mile east on Highway 44, one and one half mile north), Kimballton, Iowa 51543

Sunday: Worship, 10:45 a.m.

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Immanuel Lutheran Church, 204 West Second Street

Kimballton, Iowa 51543

Sunday: Worship, 8:45 a.m.

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Bethany Evangelical Free Church-Exira, 2144 310th Street, Brayton, Iowa 50042

Alan Seehusen, pastor

No Sunday School during summer months

Sunday: Fellowship Time, 10 to 10:15 a.m.; Worship, 10:15 a.m.

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St. John’s United Church of Christ, one mile south of Lyman

Sunday: Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m.

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Massena United

Methodist Church

Karen Patrick, minister

Sunday: Worship, 11 a.m.

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Canby Friends Church, 1590 Fontanelle Rd., Casey, 50048 (Canby)

Pastor: Rev. Bob Zirkelbach- 217-313-0596

Sunday: Worship: 9 a.m., Sunday School: 10 a.m.

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Our Lady of Grace Catholic, Church of Griswold

Father Mike Berner

Monday: Mass, 8 a.m.; Tuesday: Mass, 8 a.m.; Thursday: Mass, 8 a.m.; Saturday: Mass, 4 p.m.; Sunday: Mass, 10 a.m.

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Central Church of Christ, 51 Harrison Street, Griswold

Thursday: Women’s Bible Study, 9:30 a.m.; Ladies Circle, 2 p.m.; Saturday: FLC/Kitchen Reserved, noon; Sunday: Greetings- Weidemans and Bishops; Monday: Weight Loss, 5 p.m.; Tuesday: Women’s Bible Study, 9 a.m.; Wednesday: Freezer Ministry Workday, 9 a.m.; K-5 Rock and Middle School GAP, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; High School Ignite, 8 p.m.; Meals-Goldie; Thursday: Women’s Bible Study, 9:30 a.m.; Saturday, Jan. 18: FLC Reserved, 10 a.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19: Greetings- Lembkes and Sannys; Annual meeting and potluck; Adult Bible School teachers meeting following the potluck lunch

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Griswold United

Methodist Church, 100 Cass Street, Griswold; Rev. Shirley Hoffmann Will

Saturday: Men’s Breakfast, 8 a.m.; Sunday: Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Fellowship Coffee, 10 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Worship at Care Center, 6 p.m.; Tuesday: Tuesday A.M. Prayer, 9 a.m.; Lord’s Cupboard, noon to 2 p.m.; Wednesday: Choir, 7 p.m.